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The unfinished business: The case of victims’ unrelenting search for justice in Kenya.

Waheire, Wachira
June 4, 2015

Source: (2010) paper presented at the African Transitional Justice Research Network Workshop “Advocating Justice: Civil Society and Transitional Justice in Africa” 30–31 August 2010, Johannesburg, South Africa

For close to one century, Kenya like most other countries has gone through gruesome acts of
impunity which have occasioned egregious violations of human rights without the resource for
redress. To date, victims and their partner organizations are still seeking truth, justice and
reconciliation. This paper presents the long struggle of victims of gross human rights violations in
Kenya along the following framework:Introduction and Background; Victims’ Advocacy and Engagement Strategies in Kenya; Lessons and Challenges; Prognosis. (excerpt)


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